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>>> making mice. japanese researchers push the the boundaries of reproductive technology to produce life in vitro. scientists the world over are experimenting with the origins of life. researchers in japan have made a breakthrough in the field. then they produce mice through in vitro fertilization. researchers at kyoto university took the cells of female mice to generate stem cells. they applied protein to them to develop what are called germ cells. the researchers transplanted the germ cells into ovaries. they succeeded into producing the cells. they fertilized the ova with normal sperm. they placed the fertilized eggs in female mice, and they waited, and then the mice did what the team had hoped for, they gave birth to normal offspring. >> translator: we are reproducing the mechanisms of sperm and ova in test tubes. research on chromosomes has helped identify the cause of infertility. this achievement will improve our chances of finding a cure. >> the group succeeded last year in generating mouse sperm from ips cells. cyto says researchers need to be what they do next. >>> the kyo
and u.s. technology giants have been fighting each other in the courts over technology for smartphones and other mobile devices. now the people at samsung say they've added apple's iphone 5 to a patent infringement lawsuit. samsung alleges apple's latest smartphone violates eight of its patents. the claim targets technologies for displaying data and storing photos. lawyers for samsung say they will exclude patents on the high-speed wireless communications protocol known as lte. samsung has an edge in this technology. samsung has received a green light from a u.s. district court in california in another case. the company can resume sales of its tablet device, the galaxy tab ten.1 in the u.s. market. the court decided in june to temporarily ban sales. it lifted the injunction after a separate lawsuit in august found this particular tablet did not infringe on apple patents. >>> president mahmoud ahmadinejad has blamed when he calls the enemies of iran for the fall of its currency. u.s. and european leaders imposed sanctions? july to encourage iranian leaders to abandon their nuclear ambit
for parthenogenesis, human biology, has it ever occurred? >> before technology, i'm sure technologically we can do all sorts of things. >> before technology. >> before technology do virgins -- how would i know? have i don't know, it seems to me if you're trying to establish the legitimacy of mary being a virgin one thing you would want to inquire is if it's ever happened independently of mythology and technology. >> well, i would wonder how i'd have access to that information. there is -- >> well, you're among all those boston scholars. what do you do in recreation, don't you ask questions like -- >> no, that tends not to be one of the things we talk about. with my grandmother, yes. with scholars, no. >> so you come down on the side that it was a true virgin birth, correct? >> i think it's very clear that the gospel writers thought so. appear we have no information with which to dispute them. i'm willing to go with it. >> may i say one more thing on this point? one of the things that the gospel writers do and matthew and luke in particular of the four that we have, is that they turn to using the bible
government's role in infrastructure, in science and technology, would take us so far away from what we need, i wish president obama had the revenues to do more, but it is the republican side that is blocking that because that party has one idea only. and that is to cut taxes for the rich. we have this multi-brazilian there running for office. his money is in the cayman island. he pays 13% in taxes. he says the most important thing is to cut the tax rates at the top for the. it is mind-boggling that we have this kind of blatant candidacy. people are hurting, people are upset. that is why this weirdness even has a choice. but it would take as exactly in the wrong direction. president obama could have done more and would have done more if the republican opposition had not blocked the end of the bush era tax cuts for the rich, for example. so romney is in quite a position to be blaming president obama for that when it is exactly this side that has made the kind of recovery we need so fleeting and evanescent. we need a strong recovery, but the policies he is recommending would be the opposite of
on an accurate and reliable system of vote counting. despite continued advances in voting technology, zero there are security issues still persist, barbara simons is an expert on electronic voting and on the advisor of the election commission and her book is called broken ballots will your votes counties, welcome. >> thank you very much, it is a pleasure. >> you have been involved in computer science most of your adult left. >> i have a ph.d. >> rose: yes. that qualifies you. how did you get involved in this, though, the technology of voting? >> well, in 2003, a colleague of mine, david dill, a professor at stanford discovered that silicon centrally, santa clara county was about to buy voting machines to be used there and several of us were just astounded because as computer scientists we know that the computers and the voting machines can have software bugs or even hidden malicious code so we got involved. >> rose: as all computers. >> like all computers, exactly and so we got involved, with trying to stop this purchase, in silicon valley and right in the heart of silicon valley and we di
at all technologies and how price comes down. think about the price of a personal computer compared with the price of a computer today or the price of a dvd player. or even mp-3 player. somebody develops the technology. other people come along, use it and it's time to buy, they can make the product cheaper and that's real what he we are doing here. in many ways the brand name drug manufacturers are luckier. because they have a legislatively protected lot of contho >>> isn't it correct and fair to say that we need both generics and we need brands? not necessarily in that order? no brands no generics but they are both needed and needed urgently? >> absolutely&they are both required for effective and efficient market for prescription drugs. >> is that really your opinion, vicky? >> yes it is. >> i got another question for you. the fda has been without a fullrs worely on the fda to permanent . >> i see i've >> absolutely.120,000 workers. it's it's an extremely important agency. do you think it's unconchenable our legislature has not solved that problem? >> we have to understand that the
on the project says if they can find her skull they will be able to use the latest technology to reconstruct her face. >>> lots of sunshine here in tokyo. but we are observing two storms in the western pacific. let's turn to rachel ferguson for the latest. >> hi, that's right. this is the storm hitting to the east of japan at the moment. it is currently moving at about -- 55 kilometers an hour. we are not expecting direct landfall. cloud bands are affecting central eastern japan. we will still see significant rainfall from this system. by thursday, afternoontime. so within the next -- say, 6 to 12 hours. expected to become an ex-tropical low. losing those tropical characteristics, but actually the wind are going to increase. so it is still going to be very gusty over the next 24 hours or so as the system pulls away. let's talk what is happening in the south china sea. we have a tropical storm. so it has weakened off a little bit from severe tropical storm status. looks like it will be heading into vietnam. making landfall here, saturday, local time. it will pick up the pace. also intensity a lit
in launching a satellite carrying rocket. trying to test ballistic missile technology. pak accused the u.s. of forcing the council of the launch. and he accused south korean president of causing interkorean relations to hit rock bottom. some people from japan are an emotional and spiritual journey in north korea. paying their respects to relatives they lost at the end of world war ii. fathers and mothers, brothers and sisters, who died and were buried far from home. nhk world reports from pyongyang. >> reporter: parents or siblings of the group's members died of illness or hunger while interned by the soviet military. it occupied what is now north korea right after the war. the group arrived in pyongyang on saturday. they visited a site where the dead were first buried, then a hill where the gd more than 20 japanese journalists to cover the visit. some japanese are praying for the family members and relatives at their grave site. this is the first visit of its kind since world war ii. japan's health ministry says some 35,000 japanese died in the area. but it says the remains of about 20,
missile technologies rohr aspiring to get missle technologies, some of them with a range to hit population centers in europe. so we want to protect our population against that real threat. >> rose: an attack on any nato country an attack on all nato countries? >> exactly. that is stated that we consider an attack on one ally an attack on all. and on september 12, 2001, we invoked that famous article for the first time in the history of our alliance. we considered the terrorist attacks on the united states an attack on the whole alliance and actually that's the reason why we are in afghanistan today. >> rose: where do we stand now? u.s. withdrawal is scheduled to end by 2014. what's the schedule for nato countries if it differs? >> it's the same. we have outlined a clear road map for a gradual handover of responsibility to the afghan security forces. that's a nato and i.s.a.f. decision. we have 50 countries in our i.s.a.f. coalition. 28 nato allies and 22 partners. and we have agreed on a road map according to which we will gradually hand over lead responsibility to the afghans. they will t
. workers at sensata technologies have set a three-week in camp called bainport across the street from the facility to protest plans to close the plant and move it to china, taking 170 jobs with it. it is owned by bain capital, the private equity firm co-founded by mitt romney. the workers said they plan to continue the blockades of trucks removing their equipment. for our broadcast from the bainport and catmint, go to democracynow.org. a muslim american man was wrongly detained after the 9/11 attacks has won the right to be tried. he was jailed for 15 nights and to the federal material witness statute before being released. during his ordeal, he was repeatedly stripped searched and left naked. a federal appeals court later ruled attorney general john ashcroft circumvented the constitution. on friday, a federal judge ruled he was wrongly imprisoned and is entitled to challenge the government's misuse of the law in court. those are some of the headlines. this is "democracy now!," democracynow.org, the war and peace report. i'm amy goodman. with less than five weeks before the general el
somewhere else? . >> where is the center for peace studies. >> the global technology center is over there, where the old international conference calls. they have some streaming tvs. the actual piece -- peace center offices is over there. the director of the center was actually the husband of my french teacher. he started this whole center. he does a wonderful things. or the man to come back to the same place where his wife worked every day and was killed, to find some good in it, it is powerful. my room, 211. they do not go up that high. they have named some of the classrooms after teachers who were killed. >> we are walking past the center for peace studies and but prevention. >> it was almost not to be pure they were almost going to destroy the building and put up a permanent landmark in its place. i think it was a good idea to put the building here. the face of our school had not changed. this building is still here. now it is something better. i also heard there are a lot of side to quit -- scientific equipment in the base that was built here which cannot be dissembled or replaced. a
gets to sit there for a lot of time and a lot of money and a lot of technology and a lot of focus on exactly who the voters are. i don't mean abstractly who are the voters, i mean literally who the voters are, who those people are, you got to go to their doors and get them out of the house to go. >> that's a critically important point and one having troubled with george w. bush in 2000-2004 and going to places along the gold coast or the red neck riveria whatever you want to call it in florida where there are new areas of republican voters, we would fly somewhere or go on a bus for two hours and say why are we here and carl row will say republican registration is this and we'll pump it up to this. dave talks about florida. if we can get 59% hispanic votes or over 60 there's no way romney can win the state of florida if we tweaked the hispanic vote to that number. these successful campaigns are doing exactly what johns talking about. they know exactly where their voters are, they know how to dial up certain demographic groups to tweak the final number in that state. the obama team
on technology if we want to be competitive in the world. >> why didn't we do this in the stimulus program that was enacted? >> i think we should have done more. i think the -- >> was it a commit political compromise that prevented the stimulus program being what might have met your approval. >> it was partly a political compromise. i think it was partly a misdiagnosis. >> even though republicans didn't vote for it. >> that's right. but it was partly a misdiagnosis that we were going to be facing a short-term problem and what i just described are long-term things. and they wanted to focus on things that be would short term fillers. their model was the financial sector was sick. you put it in the hospital. for a year and a half or two, then it recovers. and the economy goes on as it was before. >> even though my impression was that history has told us that it takes longer to recover from a financial recession than a recession that comes from main street. >> that's right. and i think that's only one of the failures that they made in the diagnosis of the recession. >> what was this a problem
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